In this episode we talk with Ana Duarte Rodrigues, director of CIUHCT (Inter-universitary Centre for the History of Sciences and Technology), and teacher in the Department of History and Philosophy of Sciences, at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon. Ana’s research centres on Gardens and Landscape Studies, including Ancient Books and Treatises (16th to the 18th centuries) and Landscape Sustainability. In this podcast she shares with us some of the interceptions of garden landscaping with cosmology and astrology in the 16th and 17th centuries.
For more information regarding Ana Duarte Rodrigue’s work see: https://ciuhct.org/en/members/ana-duarte-rodrigues
She headed two research projects:
Aqua, on history of water management (still ongoing) – https://ciuhct.org/en/research/aqua-horto-aquam-salutarem-water-wise-management-gardens-early-modern-period
Sustainable Beauty, on garden sustainability – https://ciuhct.org/en/research/sustainable-beauty-algarvean-gardens